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Static

[stat-ik]
Static has several meanings:

In computer science

  • Static code analysis is a set of methods for analyzing code without running it
  • Static linking, where identifiers are associated with data or sections of code during linking not run-time
  • Static IP address, an address configured on a device which does not change.
  • Static logic, digital logic which does not use a clock signal
  • Static method, a method of a class that does not need an explicit object reference
  • Static random access memory, a type of semiconductor memory which retains its contents as long as power is applied
  • Static typing, where type checking is applied at compile-time not run-time
  • Static variables may be constants, local function variables, or class variables depending on the context,variables that are common to all objects.

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